Elk Grove defeated Monterey Trail, 3-1, Monday in a Delta League volleyball match that assured the Thundering Herd a spot in the Sac-Joaquin Section's Division II playoffs.
The game scores were 25-11, 21-25, 25-9, 25-20.
Last season, Elk Grove was the Div. II runner-up in the Section.
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Elk Grove coach Irv Ladines gives his server a signal for how he wants her to serve the ball. After Monday's win, Ladines' girls are now 16-11, 10-4 in the Delta League.
Kennedy Crawford, one of Elk Grove's outside hitters, sends a shot over the goal in Monday's 3-1 win over Monterey Trail.
Senior Shelby Barnes serves for Elk Grove during Monday's win over Monterey Trail.
Monterey Trail's Kendall Beadles sends a spike over the net during the Mustang's Delta League loss to Elk Grove Monday.
Elk Grove setter/outside hitter Ashley Vanderpan asks the official to reconsider a call made against her team during Monday's 3-1 Delta League win over Monterey Trail.
Elk Grove's Jada Burns, left, and Ashley Vanderpan block a Monterey Trail shot during Monday's win over the Mustangs.
Elk Grove sophomore Jada Burns watches a shot ricochet off the net and onto the floor.
Bella Harder and Ashley Vanderpan prepare to block an upcoming shot by Monterey Trail during Monday's Delta League volleyball game.